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Grateful Dead Live at Hershey Park Stadium on 1985-06-28

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Grateful Dead Live at Hershey Park Stadium on 1985-06-28




Set 1

Cold Rain And Snow ->
The Promised Land
Ramble On Rose
Down In The Bottom ->
IAin't Superstitious
Bird Song ->
Comes A Time ->
Deal

Set 2

The Music Never Stopped
Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
Estimated Prophet ->
Terrapin Station ->
Drums ->
Space ->
I Need A Miracle ->
Morning Dew ->
ThrowingStones ->
Not Fade Away

Encore
Keep Your Day Job


Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Hershey Park Stadium
Location Hershey, PA

Source SBD > CM > DAT > DAT > DAT
Lineage DAT 60ES > M-Audio Audiophile USB > CDWAV (48) > Goldwave (normalization 100%, patch, and resample 44.1) > CDWAV tracking > mkwACT SHN
Transferred by Joshua Braveman

Notes

Notes:
No obvious tape filps or dropouts
Phil's mic does not come on until after the 1st few words of Tom Thumb.
Static and L channel irregularities during the beginning of drums. This sounds like a PA problem.
The last 2 minutes of Day Job was missing and was patched with:
http://db.etree.org/shninfo_detail.php?shnid=5822 (from the internet archive) which sounds very similar to this source.

Outstanding Bird Song> Comes A Time > Deal

My DAT was recorded 12/10/93 FWIW

Transfer: October 2004 jbraveman@hotmail.com
db.etree.org/jbraveman

To clear up the confusion about the proper order of the songs in set I these are the lyrics. Weir sings superstitious 1st then with some of the lyrics from Down in the Bottom and finishes back with Superstitous.



I Ain't Superstitious
by Willie Dixon
recording of 19??
from Chess single no. 1823, copyright notice

Well, I ain't superstitious, black cat just cross my trail
Well, I ain't superstitious, oh the black cat just cross my trail
Don't sweep me with no broom, I might get put in jail

When my right hand itches, I gets money for sure
When my right hand itches, I gets money for sure
But, when my left eye jumps, somebody's got to go

Well, I ain't superstitious, black cat just cross my trail
Well, I ain't superstitious, black cat just cross my trail
Don't sweep me with no broom, I just might get put in jail

Well, the dogs are howlin, all over the neighborhood
Whoa, the dogs are howlin, all over the neighborhood
That is true sign of death, baby, that ain't no good

Well, I'm not superstitious, blow that black cat across my trail
Well, I'm not superstitious, a black cat across my trail
Don't sweep me with no broom, I just might get put in jail
That's bad luck for me



Down In The Bottom
by Willie Dixon
recording of 1962
from The Rocking Chair (Vogue 600111), copyright notice

Well now, baby meet me in the bottom, bring me my running shoes
Well now, baby meet me in the bottom, bring me my running shoes
Well, I'll come out the window, I won't have time to lose.

When you see me streaking by, please don't be late
When you see me streaking by, please don't be late
Well, when you see me moving, though my life is at stake

Well, I hope you'll see me, when I come streaking by
Well, I hope you'll see me, when I come streaking by
She got a bad old man, you know I'm too young to die

I got to leave here. Get caught in there

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Reviews

Reviewer: nochicken2002 - favoritefavoritefavorite - May 6, 2017
Subject: My only tape
Had to drop a comment...I discovered my only/last remaining GD tape--set 2 of this concert. For 30+ years this was mis-dated June 2, not June 28 and stowed in a box.

Great to listen to again after many years!

The show sounds pretty good to me--nothing wrong with mid-80s Dead.
Reviewer: papagator11 - favorite - January 17, 2014
Subject: The Dead's final Hershey performance
I remember this concert well. It might have been their 1st Hershey concert , but I know it was their last! The rain was pouring down and there were no tickets to be found. The Hershey security guards were brutal ! During the 2nd set, Deadheads were trying to climb under chain link fences to see their heroes, getting 1/2 way under before being physically ripped back out from under and arrested. We also were knocked out of the trees that we climbed to get a concert view. We were subjected to non provoked beatdowns with their billy clubs. The concert sounded great, of course, but the violence of concert security went against all that the Dead stood for. I am certain that the band was informed of this and would never return to this venue ! Our loss, because the rain couldn't put a damper on the occasion but the senseless aggression did !
Reviewer: rhino805 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 14, 2014
Subject: One of the best
Jerry was not at his best, but I don't care what what anyone says, his guitar playing was stellar.
Reviewer: t.coffren - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 27, 2012
Subject: Just Fun!
I enjoyed the entire show. People hate on 80's Dead and I understand their arguments, but come on! This show put a smile on my face. Jerry vocally because of the health complications is lacking but that adds a layer of reality. Not every show can be 77. I even enjoy the cheesy "Keep your Day Job" despite the vocal miscues. And what a venue for a show. Keep your mind open and good things will come in.
Reviewer: taohaven - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 2, 2010
Subject: liquid light
i'll put my vote in for the braveman sbd as the best here; clean and clear.............there was a spinning, circular platform that you walked across to get to the chocolate world ride. we sat on the steps and watched as many heads tried, with varying degrees of success, to make it to the rail-cars. during down in the bob'em/ i ain't uberlicious lots of folks didn't catch the groove but stumbled around a bit, confused, looking to each other for something that had started rolling in during the ramble on rose. the incessant universal solvent was sloppily and rapidly erasing boundaries and deeply felt waves were rising over and through...
Reviewer: awest71 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 27, 2010
Subject: i love hot 85's
first set comes a time says it all it was on
Reviewer: Alex, Geddy, Neil, Jerry, Bobby, Phil, Brent, Mickey, Billy - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 5, 2009
Subject: "while we resume our, uh..um, uh, singin' in the rain..."
i've heard/read where some people say this show is overrated?

that's crazy talk.

just a really bizarre first set.. and let's face it, Jerry was on the verge of death at this point... he labored vocally through Ramble On Rose (and had a brain lapse for an entire verse in Terrapin) but he reached deep down on the Birdsong>Comes A Time>Deal trifecta and one of the best-ever Morning Dew's.

the band was stellar in spite of any technical problems, the rain or any vocal strain, carrying Jerry [vocally] through much of the second set.
it poured rain pretty much the entire night.
tripped out Healy sound attack>Music Never Stopped (with the finest jam this song has ever produced), Phil belts out Tom Thumb's Blues, the Estimated>Terrapin segue jam is just surreal.
one of the finest all-around musical moments during an up and down year.
Phil blows out a bass speaker during Dew, there's just so much going on during this night, crazy fiendish energy.

one of the Top 3 shows of the 1980s.
and this Braverman SBD is a must-have.
will someone pls seed this?
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